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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: March 6, 2016

For Sale

Book news this week is consumed by announcements of the sale of Perseus Books Group, which was acquired on the publishing side by Hachette, and on the distribution side by Ingram. Other news includes editors joining authors on a book tour and the importance of changes in copyright law. Ready? Set? Read!

March 6, 2016

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: February 14, 2016

A valentine, from your writing to you

Book lovers across the country are professing their undying adoration of reading and writing in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Electric Literature offers some irreverent love notes from your writing. The Guardian has compiled a list of the ten best books for the lovelorn. New York Public Library created a map that highlights the locations that

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February 14, 2016

Dog-eared and Dispatched: October 11, 2015

In this week’s industry roundup, Bella has become Beau, Jacob has become Julie, and Edward has become Edythe. But more importantly, we avoid discussing Stephanie Meyer to honor Svetlana Alexievich as the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature winner, and conclude with footnotes on teen poets, Harry Potter, and Grace Jones. Ready? Set? Read!

October 11, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: June 28, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: June 28, 2015

Another book-centered conference kicked off this week in San Francisco, this time with a focus on libraries and diversity, while e-reading subscription services blend together to bring the best of accessible ebooks and social e-reading together. (How can you read without letting your friends know how far you’ve read, or how you feel about that

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June 28, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: February 1, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched

We’re changing up our format here, adding a bit of flexibility, a bit of this, a bit of that, because sometimes the news does not quite justify a long-form response. So here, in brief, is what’s happening in the world of books this week: Amazon announced its Q4 numbers this past week, and a loss

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February 1, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: September 14, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: September 14, 2014

Heartening news this week, as it turns out that young people do read after all. There are also plenty of literary events to be interested in, and big questions are being raised, too, about how publishing plays into politics (or vice versa). Plenty of footnotes on a variety of topics (Apple, Oyster, Harry Potter) for

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September 14, 2014

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